“The Internet gives us the opportunity to bring this crucial information to a worldwide audience at virtually no marginal cost, and allows us to use it in new, innovative ways. This has resulted in a call for new framework to allow research results to be more easily accessed and used— the call for Open Access…”

Quote from SPARC

For how this relates specifically to medicine, and medical education world-wide, watch this almost-18-minute video, with accompanying slides downloadable below:

Download Dr. Gibson’s slides from his TEDx talk about WikiDoc here.

Click here for more on Dr Gibson and how to get involved in WikiDocs as a student.

To check out why we might do better in the virtual classroom than the real one, read this.